Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Elmhurst, IL.

Experienced counselors in Elmhurst, IL for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60613 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

When working with people who suffer from disordered eating, I work with the client to help them understand what purpose the eating pattern serves. We identify how it has come to be and then learn to identify triggers and trigger responses. Clients are trained in managing their awareness and urges in order to take full control of their health and wellness. We also work to create a plan for how to maintain mental wellness moving forward so that the eating disorder does not morph into another mental health issue.

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

In 60602 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

I work with people trying to lose weight from compulsive overeating such as binge eating. I do not work with anorexia or bulimia however. Many times the overeating is grouped along with other addictions such as drinking, smoking, shopping, gambling or drugs. Please don't hesitate to ask how I might be helpful in this area. I approach this work from a behavioral and cognitive viewpoint - but also work to get to the underlying reasons for the overeating to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

In 60301 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

Anorexia is Greek for "without appetite" and Bulimia is Greek for "ravenous hunger." They are behaviors characterized by under eating and overeating. If you under eat to the point of risking your life, you are called Anorexic. If you overeat and compensate (by excessive exercise or purging) you are called Bulimic. If you overeat and do nothing to compensate, you become overweight. If you are overweight to the point of damaging your body, you are called obese. All of these behaviors are serious problems. Whether they are rooted in genetics, family history, or current emotional stresses, you need to change what you are doing with food. Please get some help today. The world is a better place with you than without you.

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC

LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60154 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

While not an Eating Disorder, I do offer service for those Big Beautiful Women and Big Beautiful Men who wish to work on size-esteem issues and related concerns in a positive, non-dieting way. This work includes locating resources, products, support, social experiences and other ways to find encouragement to care for yourself physically, mentally and emotionally regardless of what size your dress or pants happen to be !!

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Counselor

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

In 60563 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

We treat early eating disorders in children and adolescents. We understand the link between eating disorders and anxiety and work closely with other mental health professionals to form a team. We have access to programming both for inpatient and partial. Depending on the specific situation, there is also an understanding of different approaches to treatment depending upon the age of the adolescent, family involvement and time spent engaged with the eating disorder. If you come to Tompkins and Associates, you will be given choices of treatment based upon your unique circumstances and needs. We understand how this disease affects the entire family.

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60515 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

Eating Disorders cross the span of gender, culture and socio-economic class. Whether you struggle with anorexia, bulmia, over exercising or body image distortions, I can help facilitate a more peaceful way to live. ED have many different sources but often stem from a lack of self-esteem, perfectionism or as a means to self-soothe. Studies show that cognitive behavorial therapy combined with insight oriented therapy often offer the most satisfying means to overcome an Eating Disorder. I use both approaches, I also work closely with several residential programs, when there is a need for more comprehensive care. My clients find long lasting growth and satisfication in their therapy with me.

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 60613 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

With my background in Internal Family Systems and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, I'm trained in assisting clients struggling with an eating disorders. People who struggle with an eating disorder may also struggle with family/relationship concerns, difficulties letting go of past traumas, and additional insecurities. I help you face these internal struggles alongside you and help with acceptance and self-love.

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC
Eating Disorder Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

In 60164 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

I believe that eating disorders do not exist independently; I strongly believe that there are other issues such as depression and/or low self esteem, with the eating disorder being the only area where the individual feels a sense of control. My approach would be to assist the individual in working through the other stressors, decreasing the need for control through eating disorders. I would encourage medical care as needed. I

David Johnson, LCSW
Eating Disorder Counselor

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60202 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

I address eating disorders from an addiction point of view. Abstinence in eating disorders is about changing the relationship one has with food from something that is unhealthy to something that is healthy and life giving. 12 step programs or some other eating support group in the community is often advised to insure success. Body image is also covered when treating someone with an eating disorder.

Gary Phillips, S.T.D
Eating Disorder Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

In 60093 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

If you have an eating disorder you will be able to (1) understand how your eating disorder develops (2) identify what life experiences lead to your eating disorder (3) help decrease behaviors leading to your eating disorder (4) when needed, find best quality eating disorders programs that alleviate your eating disorder, teaching you effective relapse prevention behaviors

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL
Eating Disorder Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

In 60611 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

There is a commonly held view that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are actually serious and often fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances to a person’s eating behaviors. Obsessions with food, body weight, and shape may also signal an eating disorder. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. At Portrait Health Centers, therapy and nutrition counseling can greatly benefit the person seeking treatment from an eating disorder.

Cathy Betti, AMFT, MSMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Cathy Betti, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 60015 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

When working with eating disorders, I take the time to get to know the client as a whole vs the client's eating disorder. There is often a story to be told behind this disorder and I ensure you have a safe place to share that story and process anything you may need, in order to help aid the healing process. I understand that this is a painful and long journey and I offer my support along the way.

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT
Eating Disorder Counselor

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 60463 - Nearby to Elmhurst.

An eating disorder can threaten your health and well-being, and can even be life threatening. There are different types of eating disorders which include Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder. if you have an eating disorder, you will need medical attention for these and possibly work with a nutritionist as well, but psychotherapy alongside medical help can be helpful in identifying underlying causes of an eating disorder and working with behavior.



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Are you ready to start on a new path? Thank you for visiting our Illinois search of licensed therapists in Elmhurst who specialize and have experience treating food issues such as anorexia, over eating, food aversions, orthorexia nervosa and bulimia.  Food issues affect anyone, both children and adults and can impede our relationships and daily life. Counseling for help with food and eating is a vital component of healthy recovery and restoration. Find the right counselor for eating and food issues in Elmhurst right now and begin your new life.

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Therapy Affordability Meter for Elmhurst, IL

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Elmhurst is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Elmhurst public health department.